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Accelerating medical technology innovation

We connect companies to research excellence and cutting edge science and technology in the Leeds City Region.

We connect businesses to the extensive knowledge base that exists in the Leeds City Region.

We provide access to world-leading academic expertise to develop new medical technology products and services.

Our dedicated Technology Innovation Managers have:

  • Professional experience of the Medical Technologies sector
  • Knowledge and insight of the requirements and opportunities presented by the market
  • Confidence to engage successfully with clinicians and researchers from across the disciplines to achieve technology progression


Secondments provide an opportunity for researchers to temporarily take up a role in industry, with travel and accommodation funded by the Translate programme.

We also encourage secondments-in, allowing academics and researchers to host visitors and in-house collaborations with industry.

Further information


We aim to offer mentoring support to researchers based at Translate partner universities.

If you have innovation knowledge, skills and experience that you would like to share, become a Translate Mentor.

Register your interest by completing an expression of interest form.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Companies can access qualified graduates (at any stage of their career) from the region through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), bringing new skills and knowledge to your business.

The KTP scheme helps businesses to innovate and grow by linking them with a university and a graduate to work on a specific project.

If you wish to access opportunities within the Leeds City Region, get in touch.

Translate Gateway

Translate will connect companies, intermediary organisations, funders and others with an interest in medical technologies with our academic and clinical partners.

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